Richard Pryor Jr. says he was molested as a child, but refuses to name his attacker – just one day after writer Paul Mooney was accused of having improper relationships with the son of iconic comedian Richard Pryor Sr.
- The son of comedian Richard Prior has refused to deny that he has been harassed by father's good friend – the writer, Paul Mooney
- Richard Prior Jr. told TMZ on Tuesday that he had been sexually abused while under age – but he did not mention his attacker
- The bomb claim that Mooney had had sex with Prior Jr. was made by a former bodyguard during an interview on Monday
- Prior Sr. – recognized as one of the most iconic comedians of the 20th century – often collaborated with Mooney during the heights of his fame
- Mooney flatly rejected the claims that he had sex with his good friend's son
Richard Pryor Jr. has refused to reject a claim that he has been abused by the old friend and co-worker of his famous father, Paul Mooney.
On Tuesday Pryor Jr. told – whose father is the iconic comedian Richard Pryor – TMZ that he was abused as a teenager, although he did not reveal the name of his attacker.
When the website Pryor Jr., 57, asked if he had been molested by Mooney, 78, in the 1980s, he replied: "Whatever happened in my life, it happened when I was young, long before the years eighty. & # 39;
He added: & # 39; How can a relationship be consensual when I was a teenager? & # 39;
Mooney must have denied having sex with Pryor Jr.
Mooney – who has not publicly revealed his sexuality – often collaborated with comedian Richard Pryor during the heights of his fame.
Comedian Richard Pryor (right) is pictured with his son Richard Pryor Jr. in the sixties. Pryor Jr. succeeded on Monday. failed to reject claims he had been abused by his father's close friend, Paul Mooney
Mooney (left) worked regularly with comedian Richard Pryor (right) during the heights of his fame
Pryor Jr., 57, failed to conclude speculation that he was molested by Gary Mooney while under age
He worked as the lead writer in The Richard Pryor Show, which was broadcast in 1977, and co-wrote Pryor & # 39; s film from 1986, Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling.
Claims that Mooney had sex with Richard Pryor Jr. first surfaced on Monday when the bodyguard of Pryor Sr. gave an interview with Comedy Hype in which he made the charge of the bomb.
Bodyguard Rashon Kahn stated: & From the time of Jo Jo Dancer (in 1986), their relationship (Pryor Sr. and Mooney) became fragile because by that time Paul Mooney had found Richard & # 39; s son. He has violated, and that is every man if you violate their children like that. & # 39;
Claims that Mooney had sex with Richard Pryor Jr. first surfaced on Monday, when Pryor Sr's bodyguard (photo) gave an interview with Comedy Hype
He continued: & # 39; There was a time when Paul Mooney was Richard & # 39; s friend. So when Paul did what he did, it was first a violation of friendship, then & # 39; my son & # 39 ;. And in some circles that would be treated. & # 39;
Kahn then sensationally claimed that Pryor Sr. Mooney even hit $ 1 million after he discovered he was having sex with his son.
Daily Mail has contacted Mooney's representative for comments.
Mooney representatives have already strongly denied the allegations against TMZ and have shared a photo in which Pryor Sr. and Mooney were shown together in 1999 – more than a decade after Kahn claimed that the pair dropped out.
Pryor Sr. died in 2005.
Through his representative, Mooney has denied the allegations and has shared a photo that he in 1999 with Pryor Sr. – more than a decade after Kahn claimed that the pair dropped out
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